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Downtown Alert

Downtown Tucson Partnership frequently receives advisories including traffic alerts and other important community news that could affect workers, residents and visitors in Downtown Tucson.


Active Alert

 

POSTED NOVEMBER 14 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - The Tucson Holiday Ice Rink, hosted by the City of Tucson, will be located on Church Avenue, south of Broadway, in front of the Tucson Convention Center. To accommodate the outdoor ice rink, Church Avenue between Broadway and Cushing Street will be restricted to one lane of travel in each direction, beginning November 7. This travel restriction will be in place 24-hours a day, seven days a week until Wednesday, January 18, 2023. On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, Church Avenue between Jackson Street and Cushing Street will be closed to all travel from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for staging of the chiller. The full DTM news release can be found is online here →

 

POSTED SEPTEMBER 14 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - Stone Avenue at Sixth Street, including the Stone Avenue underpass, is [now] reopened to all northbound and southbound travel. The traveling public will use the new intersection configuration at Sixth Street, which will also allow motorists traveling northbound on Stone Avenue to proceed eastbound onto Sixth Street. Sixth Street remains closed to through travel just west of Stone Avenue, while crews continue work at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks to construct a new underpass. Motorists traveling eastbound on Sixth Street west of Stone Avenue will continue to use the Church Avenue detour to bypass this closure.

More information and details about this project and related closures is online here →


Downtown Access

View the recommended ways into downtown on the map below (green arrows) to avoid traffic delays and construction zones (map: City of Tucson DTM).

Click Here for a Printable Downtown Access Map

 


Traffic Impacts

Click and Zoom in on this interactive Downtown Core Road Closure map.* (Updated as of 11/14/22)

  • Road Closed: Sixth Street, from Stone Avenue to Church Avenue, is CLOSED to all vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle travel. This closure will be in place for at least 18-months

*Please be aware that some road closures may be beyond what is mapped. We are only mapping road closures in the immediate downtown core area.


Other Roadway Projects to be aware of:


Encounter a transportation related concern? Dangerous obstructions in roadways, traffic or pedestrian signal malfunction, pothole repairs, questions on roadway construction etc...?

Contact the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility →